Category: Domain News

21.com to Become a Casino

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: It looks like the high value 21.com domain name is going to become a casino. I noticed a change (via DomainTools) yesterday when the domain name transferred registrars from eNom to SafeNames. When I visited 21.com, I saw a coming soon landing page announcing plans for the domain name and website:…



AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 24, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 24, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had…



WW.com : Premium two letter #domain sold via Escrow.com

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: The ultra-premium, two letter domain WW.com has been sold, and the transaction took place via the Escrow.com Concierge service. Registered in 1990, WW.com was in the hands of Chinese domain investors for several years, and it was brokered for sale, according to this capture via DomainTools: The new owners are located in…



Privacy advocates want Whois private by default. It shouldn’t be.

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Like many other public databases, Whois serves a vital public interest. It shouldn’t be private by default. It’s becoming increasingly clear that privacy advocates are using GDPR as an opportunity to demand privacy for all domain name registrants. They are successfully framing the discussion as privacy should be the…



#AEX .com : Three letter #domain challenged via the #UDRP process

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: AEX.com is a domain registered 20 years ago, and in 2017 it was acquired by a Chinese domain buyer. As it happened to many other valuable three letter .com domains, it was challenged via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainant, Euronext N.V. of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, claimed a prior right…



CV.com Is Returned to Its Rightful Owner

By James Iles NamePros.com: With just 676 domains in existence, two-letter .COM names are some of the most sought-after properties on the Internet. Thanks largely to interest from Chinese investors, these names now routinely fetch six and seven-figure prices. Two-letter names are liquid domains that can easily be resold within a matter of days thanks…



Credit bureaus go after more AnnualCreditReport.com typosquatters

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Company says that domains are typos of its AnnualCreditReport.com site. Central Source, a company created by the three major U.S. consumer credit bureaus to AnnualCreditReport.com, has filed another lawsuit (pdf) against alleged typosquatting domain names. The company has filed at least 10 cases in the past including one against…



Daily Poll: Do You Own Hyphenated Domain Names?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: In some countries, it seems like hyphenated domain names are more commonly seen and/or acceptable than here in the US. I occasionally see hyphenated domain names in use here, but it is not a regular occurrence. Because of this, I don’t recall owning hyphenated domain names. There are investors who have…



Daily Domain Picks 4-25-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-25-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: vodi.com 9,077 USD 2018-04-24 GoDaddy allmonitors.com 7,000 USD 2018-04-24 GoDaddy 44668.com 6,600 USD 2018-04-24 GoDaddy asesores.com 6,200 USD 2018-04-24 DropCatch ands.com 5,600 USD 2018-04-24 GoDaddy nvyi.com 4,749 USD 2018-04-24 4.CN *data courtesy of Namebio Become a b… Source: Domaining     



187 Domain Discoveries for April 25th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



That’s one ugly domain

By Mike Sullivan SullysBlog.com: Daniel Redman has been a marketing professional for more than 13 years. In 2006 Daniel co-founded the eVisibility media department, quickly building it up to a million dollar revenue channel. As one of the early and continuing pioneers of Emerging Media Marketing, Daniel has managed campaigns for several flagship clients and…



$138k in Sales on April 24th – VODI.com sold for $9,077 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: GoDaddy had the top three sales yesterday led by VODI.com which sold for $9,077. NameBio recorded 251 sales for a total of $137,981 with an average sale price of $550. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 9% in the number of sales but the total dollar amount…



E La Carte Acquires Presto.com + More Domain Movers

By Jamie Zoch DotWeekly: Welcome to the latest company focused Domain Movers. We keep track of company related domain name transactions by companies around the world. These are often early indicators of domain name upgrades, rebranding efforts, new products, services and more. Tidal.net which is/was owned by Cisco Technology Inc. and registered at MarkMonito… Source:…



Domain Shane’s Daily List of Domains at Auction for Wednesday April 25th , 2018

By ShaneCultra DSAD.com: The perfect end to a day. I get a notice saying that one of my domains at Godaddy has been removed. Its a name that I took off the renewal and was letting expire. A name I bought for my daughter to use as an email and didn’t want it. Turns out…



Diamante Eco Adventure Park – a Great Day for the Family

By Elliot Silver My family and I just returned from a week-long vacation on the beach in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Tamarindo is one of my favorite places to visit. The people are super-nice, there are plenty of food options, most locals speak English, and it is a relaxed town. We love visiting Costa Rica, and…



LLL .io markets

By NamePros Daily TNTNames.com: Today: Strange looking Domain names still selling today / CrosswordPuzzles.com sold for $249,980 / Whois data GONE in the USA on May 25, 2018 / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community … → Source: Domaining     



10 Job Opportunities for Domain Industry Experts

By Elliot Silver The domain name business is relatively niche and there aren’t a whole lot of people who would be considered experts about domain names and the field of domain names. There are a few large companies that operate in the domain industry, and some have job opportunities that would be a good fit…



#Sedo sales report : #Domains sold on the week of 4/16/2018 – 4/22/2018

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Welcome to the weekly edition of reporting on the Sedo domain sales; this time we cover the week between April 16th – April 22nd, 2018. This information is provided courtesy of Sedo.com, sponsors of DomainGang. Some solid sales this week, with the top 5 domains in the five figure range, and in…



Daily Poll: Best Q1 Uniregistry Purchase?

By Elliot Silver Uniregistry brokers domain names on behalf of some of the most valuable domain portfolio companies, including its founder Frank Schilling. As such, Uniregistry seems to get very good prices for domain names it sells on behalf of its clients. Yesterday, Ron Jackson posted a list of the top public sales closed via…



Sedo weekly sales led by SysAdmin.com

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: Sedo reported their weekly sales and SysAdmin.com led the way at $55,000. A.tel sold for $5,500, I have not seen a .tel sale in awhile. 40 .com sales 24 cctld sales 6 other gtld sales 2 4L.com were in the top 5 with Coba.com being the higher sale at $15,500….



#Bloggers will pay $920 dollars to stay online in #Tanzania

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: If you’re a domain blogger in the African nation of Tanzania, things are getting tough. Not only will all bloggers have to register their personal information, they have to pay the Tanzanian government a fee of about $920 dollars. That’s right. Almost a thousand bucks for the “privilege” to be a blogger,…



Diamante Eco Adventure Park – a Great Day for the Family

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: My family and I just returned from a week-long vacation on the beach in Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Tamarindo is one of my favorite places to visit. The people are super-nice, there are plenty of food options, most locals speak English, and it is a relaxed town. We love visiting Costa Rica,…



ICANN met with Article 29 Working Party (WP29) in Brussels

By Konstantinos Zournas OnlineDomain.com: Göran Marby, ICANN President and CEO, Akram Atallah, John Jeffrey, Elena Plexida, Theresa Swinehart and Board member Maarten Botterman, met yesterday in Brussels, with the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) Technology Subgroup and representatives of the Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content & Technology and Direct… Source: Domaining     



Afilias plans to file IRP to halt .Web

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: More slowdowns for .web domain name. A lawyer for domain name registry Afilias says the company plans to file a Cooperative Engagement Process (CEP) and subsequent Independent Review Process (IRP) should ICANN move forward with delegating .Web to Nu Dot Co. Nu Dot Co won the auction to operate…



Want To Become A Multi-Millionaire? Do These 15 Things.

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: The Consequences of Choosing A Bad Name; Bitcoin; You Will Lose Your Job, Making Millions; Landing a Job In Silicon Valley, Congress and Facebook Be Prepared To Lose Your Job In The Future… If You Don’t Learn This One Skill Now Identity on Blockchain While speaking at…



Is .Com still king in China?

By Kassey Lee Domain Name Wire: Kassey Lee analyzes new data about domain name and website usage in China. Is .com still king in China? How important is .cn? Is there any other extension worth watching in China? These are questions many domain investors may have in their minds. To answer these questions, I turn…



10 Job Opportunities for Domain Industry Experts

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: The domain name business is relatively niche and there aren’t a whole lot of people who would be considered experts about domain names and the field of domain names. There are a few large companies that operate in the domain industry, and some have job opportunities that would be a good…



Namepros members calling a sale BS vindicated

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: There was one hell of a debate going on today with a sale reported on Namepros. It all started with $30,000 Sold ***IOT.COM (9 letters) Members like AbdulBasit.com, Karmaco, Golan, Michael M and myself making the point that incomplete data in the thread is basically worthless. Others basically told people they…



#Twitter updates TOS to comply with #GDPR data privacy requirements

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Following changes by Google and cPanel, Twitter has updated its terms of service (TOS) to comply with GDPR and its data privacy requirements. From May 25th, new conditions and privacy terms apply, and Twitter has split them into two major categories: For residents of the United States. For everyone else, e.g. international…



CQD.com : #Domain no longer stolen, returned to owner

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: CQD.com, a domain that was stolen from its owner by a scammer impersonating them, then sold to BQDN.com founder, James Booth, has been returned. James Booth announced that CQD.com has been returned to its original owner, Rebecca Burns of ComQuest Designs. ” CQD.com has been pushed back to Rebecca. We now consider…



GoDaddy gets extensive aftermarket domain transfer patent

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: GoDaddy (NYSE:GDDY) patent covers a number of methods for transfering domains as the result of an aftermarket sale. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent number 9,954,818 (pdf) which covers a number of aspects of selling an expired domain. The patent is a continuation-in-part of many other…



CQD.com matter resolved

By Raymond Hackney The Domains: James Booth posted on Namepros that he has pushed the domain name back to the original owner Rebecca. This thread became legendary and brought together a lot of the NP community to find a solution. The post CQD.com matter resolved appeared first on TheDomains.com. Source: Domaining     



Daily Poll: Best Q1 Uniregistry Purchase?

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: Uniregistry brokers domain names on behalf of some of the most valuable domain portfolio companies, including its founder Frank Schilling. As such, Uniregistry seems to get very good prices for domain names it sells on behalf of its clients. Yesterday, Ron Jackson posted a list of the top public sales closed…



Some panelists are afraid to find RDNH

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: I can’t believe this panelist didn’t find RDNH. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has found in favor of the owner of CAGI.com in a cybersquatting complaint but, for some mysterious reason, failed to find reverse domain name hijacking. CSP International Fashion Group S.p.A., which owns CAGI.eu, filed the…



109 Domain Discoveries for April 24th

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: Every day we scan more than one hundred thousand domains across all the major marketplaces and pending delete lists to find domains you can buy that have sold in the past. Sale history, like the age of a domain name, is a great proxy for quality to help the cream rise…



Daily Domain Picks 4-24-18

By Raymond Hackney TLDInvestors.com: Daily Domain Picks 4-24-18 Top sales/closes from yesterday: TLDs.com closed at $11,161 on DropCatch. It will be interesting to see if this domain name gets developed. Great brand for somebody in the biz. 4734.com 15,688 USD 2018-04-23 NameJet tlds.com 11,161 USD 2018-04-23 DropCatch motoko.com 7,000 USD 2018-04-23 Sedo jkd.de 6,107 U……



$178k in Sales on April 23rd – 4734.com sold for $15,688 – Daily Market Report

By Michael Sumner NameBio.com: The top sale of the day was 4734.com which sold for $15,688 at NameJet. NameBio recorded 230 sales for a total of $178,171 with an average sale price of $775. Compared to the previous day there was an increase of 31% in the number of sales and the total dollar amount…



IKE’S LIST OF DOMAINS AT AUCTION FOR Tuesday, April 24th

By Josh E DSAD.com: I try and go through the pending delete list everyday to make a list of names that I like. Sometimes I backorder them, other times I try and hand catch them when they drop. Sometimes I don’t pick up any right away, I’ll go back through the last week or so…



Calling all AI startups – you can now easily buy expired .AI domains

By Morgan MorganLinton.com: When it comes to getting a good deal on domain names, expired domains are often one of your best bets. While this likely won’t be a good solution if you have a specific name in mind, if you’re open to a range of potential options, expired domains typically sell close to their…



$30,000 offer out of the blue – Now what?

By NamePros Daily Domaining Tips: Today: Forgotten domains sell for $5,000.00 2 years later / Providers.com sold for $100,000 USD / Owners of the single letter A.com / And more! Here are the new discussions that caught my eye in the domain community today: Buying.CO – 1 and 2 words – Be sure to double…



Providers.com Sold for $100k via Buckley Media Group

By Elliot Silver According to a tweet from domain broker Kate Buckley of Buckley Media Group, her company brokered the sale of Providers.com for $100,000: Buckley Media Group has sold https://t.co/vhYISMIjYK for $100,000. Congratulations to both buyer and seller! — Kate Buckley (@katebuckley1) April 23, 2018 I reached out to Kate to ask her about…



Is #Poker .com the next multi-million dollar #domain sale?

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: Poker is an internationally acclaimed game of skill and luck. Millions of poker players engage in one form of poker or another, for fun or for money. Online poker is a game that several US states block for their residents, but the US Supreme Court is about to weigh a case that…



Canadian Tire Acquires Triangle.com from McClatchy

By Elliot Silver In early April, I noticed that the Triangle.com domain name had changed hands. I had made a couple of offers to buy the domain name, and when I went to do a follow-up, I saw that the domain name was no longer registered to the company that owned it for many years….



Daily Poll: What Do You Call Yourself?

By Elliot Silver There are a few common terms for people who invest in domain names. The ones I hear most regularly are domainer, domain investor, and domain trader. Personally, I am not a big fan of the “domainer” term and never have really liked it. It just doesn’t sound professional to me. It also…



AUCTION RECAP OF APRIL 22, 2018

By Travis M. DSAD.com: A comprehensive look at the final auction prices, closeouts and more from the auction list posted on April 22, 2018. If there is an asterisk (*) next to a price, it means that the name was at auction from a private seller (rather than an expiring name) and may have had…



TLDs.com : Generic #domain about #TLDs ends at five figures!

By DomainGang DomainGang.com: As we predicted, the domain name TLDs.com ended at five figures at DropCatch. After a long auction, the domain ended up at $11,161 dollars. WOW! There is no way that an “end user” bid on this domain-specific domain name; some domain investor really wanted this domain about TLDs! 😀 Spending “five figs”…



Is Bulk Hand-Regging Domains Worth the Time and Money Invested?

By Alvin Brown The Domains: From Ali Zandi to Josh E to Rick Schwartz, it’s alway interesting and entertaining to watch industry vets do their thing — especially when the topic is hand registering domains. It’s been almost a year since Ali Zandi went on a spree hand registering nearly 4,600 .com domains via a…



Providers.com Sold for $100k via Buckley Media Group

By Elliot Silver DomainInvesting.com: According to a tweet from domain broker Kate Buckley of Buckley Media Group, her company brokered the sale of Providers.com for $100,000: Buckley Media Group has sold https://t.co/vhYISMIjYK for $100,000. Congratulations to both buyer and seller! — Kate Buckley (@katebuckley1) April 23, 2018 I reached out to Kate to ask her…



College Students: How To Make $10K to $1000K A Month

By The Frager factor The Frager factor: Today: Selling your company to prospects; San Francisco housing makes Silicon Valley less attractive; Turning Failure To Success; Making money with low ball offers on NY Real Estate Does How You Sell(Market) Represent Your Company Well? The San Francisco housing market is so dire that people are leaving…



Park.io starts drop catching .AI domains

By Andrew Allemann Domain Name Wire: Service known for ccTLDs adds .ai domains. Park.io has begun offering drop catching services for .AI domain names. .AI is the country code for Anguilla but has become popular for artificial intelligence companies. Park.io is known for helping domain investors get popular country code domain names that are good…



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